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Denarius with head of Trajan

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Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, right, drapery on left shoulder front and back. IMPTRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVDESVI Reverse: Pax standing left, setting fire with torch to pile of arms and holding cornucopiae. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI In exergue: PAX

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 111

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.36 gm.

Accession Number

17.3286

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins